Office team



Office team

The office team at Drama Victoria work to implement the program, link teachers within their community, offer advice and guidance and inform the committee of management, members and key partners on outcomes and visioning for the future. The office hours are 8.30–4.30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.


The office team at Drama Victoria work to implement the program, link teachers within their community, offer advice and guidance and inform the committee of management, members and key partners on outcomes and visioning for the future.

The office hours are 8.30–4.30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. We try our very best to answer your needs and questions in a timely manner, but due to our part-time hours this may not always be immediate. If you leave a phone message or email (admin@dramavictoria.vic.edu.au) we will contact you as soon as we can!

Director of Programs

Fiona Bechtold

Fiona is the new Director of Programs at Drama Victoria and is excited to be working with drama educators and artists to advocate for drama education and provide high quality professional development opportunities.

Fiona has been a Drama and Theatre Studies Secondary Teacher for 20 years. Mentored by colleague and Drama legend Charles Slucki she is passionate about continuing his legacy of inspiration through, and advocacy of Drama Education.

She has previously assisted the VCAA on a VCE Theatre Studies Review Panel and Text Advisory Panel, as well as working as a Drama and Theatre Assessor. Having previously worked as an actor on both Stage and Screen, her acting skills are now primarily used as lounge room entertainment for her two young children.

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Office Administrator

Suzie Martens

Suzie Martens works her magic as administrator for the organisation. Suzie has worked as administrator and event organiser for other Associations over a number of years and brings a wealth of experience to Drama Victoria.

Communications Officer

Caitlyn Barclay

Caitlyn has joined the team as the Communications Officer. Caitlyn holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies) , and is currently completing a Masters in Primary and Secondary Teaching (Drama) at Monash University.

Caitlyn has previously worked with the Fairfax Festival, St Martins Youth Arts Centre, Regional Arts Victoria and Barking Spider Visual Theatre, amongst others.

In 2014 Caitlyn was a finalist for Young Victorian Achiever of the Year.